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thing the other day to this last: he was complaining much of a pain in his side—'Oh!' said she, 'that can't be; you have no side.'
I have a new cabinet for my enamels and miniatures just come home, which I am sure you would like: it is of rosewood ; the doors inlaid with carvings in ivory. I wish you could see it! Are you to be for ever ministerial sans relachc ? Are you never to have leave to come and ' settle your private affairs,' as the newspapers call it?
A thousand loves to the Chutes. Does my sovereign lady yet remember me, or has she lost with her eyes all thought of me ? Adieu !
P.S. Princess Louisa goes soon to her young Denmark; and Princess Emily5, it is now said, will have the man of Lubeck. If he had missed the crown of Sweden, he was to have taken Princess Caroline; because, in his private capacity, he was not a competent match for the now-first daughter of England. He is extremely handsome j it is fifteen years since Princess Emily was so.
126.   To HOEACE MANN.
Arlington Street, July 81, 1743.
IF I went by my last week's reason for not writing to you, I should miss this post too, for I have no more to tell you than I had then ; but at that rate, there would be great vacuums in our correspondence. I am still here, waiting for the Dominichin and the rest of the things. I have incredible trouble about them, for they arrived just as the quarantine was established. Then they found out that the Pembroke had left the fleet so long before the infection in
3 Princess Amelia Sophia Eleanora (1711-1786), second daughter of G-eorge II; d, unmarried. (See
Memoirs of George II, ed. 1822, voL i. p. 159, and Harvey's Memoirs, passim.)